Category: Hiking

Boogerman Trail Classic Hike provides history of Cataloochee

October 4, 2017

log bridge on Boogerman Trail

Mike Knies, a backcountry explorer who lives in Asheville, was the leader for the September Classic Hike. Mike has hiked and written extensively about the trails of Cataloochee Valley. by Mike Knies The September Classic Hike of the Smokies provided…

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Alum Cave Trail improvements highlight July Classic Hike of the Smokies

July 25, 2017

hikers on Alum Cave Trail

Steve Pierce was the hike leader for the July Classic Hike of the Smokies to Mt. Le Conte. Steve has hiked all 900 miles of maintained trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. by Steve Pierce Twenty-five hikers came…

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Great views from Charlies Bunion highlight June Classic Hike

June 27, 2017

Charlies Bunion overview

Steve Winchester was the hike leader for the June Classic Hike of the Smokies. Steve and his wife, Judy, both avid hikers, have been members of Friends of the Smokies for five years. Judy volunteers each week in the FOTS…

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